The media is the mushroom: Finnish artist reveals hidden forest colours

The media is the mushroom: Finnish artist reveals hidden forest colours

Art and photo: Saara Alhopuro

They don’t last long in the wild. Within hours of their creation, the materials dry and fade, or forest critters may eat them, but the world can view the art online.

“As a former diving instructor, I’ve always been passionate about nature,” says Alhopuro. “I used to think that our forests offered no comparison to the colours found on coral reefs.”

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